Hot News Stories (5/20/15)Posted: May 20, 2015
San Francisco Chronicle (San Francisco, CA)
A Republican-backed bill allowing women to access birth control without a doctor’s prescription is once again moving through the Oregon Legislature after stalling in committee.
Wall Street Journal (New York, NY)
A federal court again denied the University of Notre Dame’s challenge to the health law’s contraception provision, saying a compromise arrangement offered by the Obama administration appears adequate to meet the Catholic institution’s religious objections to covering birth control for students and staff.
RH Reality Check (USA)
A Texas senate committee heard testimony Monday on a proposed anti-choice law that could shuffle more abused children and teenagers into Texas’ troubled foster care system, on the same day witnesses gave heartbreaking committee testimony about the deadly failures of that same system.